TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: THAILAND

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2007, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the political, economic and business conditions in Thailand. According to the author, it appears that General Sonthi Boonyaratglin is sending a clear signal to the army to cease meddling in politics with his sponsorship of incoming Army Chief General Anupong Paochinda. Meanwhile, inflation has rose to 2.1% year-on-year as fueled by high oil and food prices. On the other hand, banks in Thailand may face an increase in mergers and acquisitions amid pressure to cut costs.
ACCESSION #
27197645

 

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